A warning for law firms: Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, said the case should serve as a "wake-up call for law firms around the world." "You are and will be targets of cyber hacking, because you have information valuable to would-be criminals," Bharara said in a statement. But … Continue reading Feds: Chinese Traders Busted, Trading on Info “Hacked” from Law Firms via Email Compromise
My friend Paul Ferrillo (@PaulFerrillo) shared a cybersecurity version of the Night Before Christmas that I thought was brilliant. Wanting to be sure and properly credit this fine work, I asked Paul about attribution ... since we can never be too confident in attribution, after all, yet it is critically important. Paul then confessed that it … Continue reading A Cybersecurity Night Before Christmas
Yahoo revealed new security issues affecting more than a billion users’ data, a theft that is separate and twice as large as the hack it disclosed earlier this year. Source: Yahoo Discloses New Breach of 1 Billion User Accounts - WSJ
Here are my top 3 key Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) takeaways from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' Order and Amended Opinion issued on December 9, 2016 in Facebook, Inc. v. Power Ventures, Inc. 1. A violation of the CFAA can occur when someone "has no permission to access a computer or when such permission … Continue reading Top 3 CFAA Takeaways from Facebook v. Power Ventures Case in Ninth Circuit
Should a claim for [YOU GUESS] have been included in this lawsuit? See my thoughts below and share your thoughts. The Allegations Behind the Lawsuit A legal team led by Gloria Allred made news by suing Toyota (and others) on behalf of a Frisco, Texas pastor and his wife, Tim and Claire Gautreaux, alleging that a … Continue reading Is Key Claim Missing from Pastor’s Lawsuit Over Wife’s Nude Pics Emailed to Swinger Site?